This Labor Day, We Need Protests

Labor Day is traditionally a time for picnics and parades. But this year is no picnic for American workers, and a protest march would be more appropriate than a parade.

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  • UCLA TAs strike over alleged unfair UC labor practices -
    ... alleged unfair labor practices they say University of California management has committed. Graduate student workers rallied throughout the day...
    04/4/2014 - 5:21 am | View Link
  • Morning MoneyBeat Europe: All Rise For Payrolls Friday - Wall Street Journal
    It's official labor statistics day in the U.S.. The wait for that number tends to overshadow all else and will probably do so Friday.
    04/3/2014 - 2:16 pm | View Link
  • Unfinished World Cup stadium opens in Brazil - Miami Herald
    Unfinished World Cup stadium opens in Brazil - Sun Herald
    04/2/2014 - 2:15 pm | View Link
  • Brazilian organizers add safety measures where worker died in venue ... -
    Work on World Cup stadium halted by construction worker's death - Los Angeles Times
    04/1/2014 - 3:11 pm | View Link
  • Eckrich Goes Country with 'Operation Inspiration' Campaign -
    Eckrich Goes Country with 'Operation Inspiration' Campaign - Sacramento Bee
    04/1/2014 - 2:58 pm | View Link
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  • Decision pushed back on big-time music festivals in St. Louis
    ST. LOUIS – A committee on the St. Louis Board of Alderman has pushed off a vote that could bring big-time music festivals to the city over both the Memorial Day and Labor Day weekends. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports the board of alderman’s tourism committee made the decision Thursday while considering a bill giving Summer Rocks LLC exclusive access for 20 years to parts of the downtown ...
    03/7/2014 - 6:46 am | View Link
  • JAS Labor Day lineup announced
    The majority of the lineup for the Jazz Aspen Snowmass Labor Day festival was announced Thursday, and includes Ziggy Marley, Earth Wind & Fire, OneRepublic, fun. and Carrie Underwood. The weekend of music kicks off on Friday, Aug. 29, with reggae superstar Ziggy Marley, followed by fun. — the 2013 Grammy Award winners for “Best New Artist.” read more
    03/7/2014 - 5:49 am | View Link
  • Jazz Aspen Snowmass announces Labor Day lineup
    A new name, new artists, a new family-friendly Friday offering for kids and new ticket options highlight what’s coming to the 2014 Jazz Aspen Snowmass Experience, set for Labor Day weekend at Snowmass Town Park. The three-day event Aug. 29 through 31 includes an opening-day lineup of reggae veteran Ziggy Marley and 2013 Grammy-winning band Fun. Marley, the son of reggae legend Bob Marley, has ...
    03/7/2014 - 3:14 am | View Link
  • New music festivals could soon be coming to St. Louis
    ST. LOUIS -- St. Louis could soon play host to big-time music festivals over both the Memorial Day and Labor Day weekends. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports that an aldermanic committee on Thursday will consider a bill giving Summer Rocks LLC exclusive access for 20 years to parts of the downtown Gateway Mall. Summer Rocks is owned by the Los Angeles talent agency ICM Partners, which arranges ...
    03/5/2014 - 11:46 am | View Link
  • Proposal would bring music festivals to St. Louis
    ST. LOUIS (AP) - St. Louis may soon host big-time music festivals on both the Memorial Day and Labor Day weekends. An aldermanic committee on Thursday will consider a bill giving Summer Rocks LLC exclusive access for 20 years to parts of the downtown Gateway Mall, the St. ...
    03/5/2014 - 11:21 am | View Link
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  • 19,000 careers up for grabs in Labor Day Job Fairs in CL
    CITY OF SAN FERNANDO, Pampanga, April 21 (PIA) -- Around 19,000 overseas and local careers will be up for grabs during the 112th Labor Day Job Fairs that will be held in key sites across Central Luzon on May 1. “Vacancies include managers, supervisors ...
    04/20/2014 - 5:06 am | View Link
  • 1935 Keys hurricane upgraded to strongest on record
    The Great Labor Day Hurricane of 1935, which sand-blasted the clothing off people and killed 408 victims in the Keys, has just blown away a longtime storm record. A National Hurricane Center reanalysis shows it was more powerful than Hurricane Camille ...
    04/19/2014 - 9:00 pm | View Link
  • NASCAR: Darlington Race Might Return To Labor Day Weekend
    From 1950 to 2003 Darlington Raceway and NASCAR were known for one thing, awesome racing on Labor Day weekend. That all came to an end in 2004 when Darlington lost one of its two annual races. For a while NASCAR would have the Darlington race on the same ...
    04/19/2014 - 2:06 pm | View Link
  • Stroudsburg school board opts to open before Labor Day
    The Stroudsburg Area School District will be the only Monroe County district to begin school before Labor Day in 2014. School board members voted 5-4 Wednesday to start before Labor Day for the 2014-15 school year. Members Robert Yarnall, Judy Magann ...
    04/18/2014 - 9:00 pm | View Link
  • Free MRT rides on Labor Day ‘revolting’, says worker group
    MANILA, Philippines—The free rides of the Metro Rail Transit (MRT) for the public this coming labor day is “simply revolting” and “insulting,” a labor group said Friday. “Free MRT rides for the worker should not even be considered privileges ...
    04/17/2014 - 9:00 pm | View Link
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  • Labor Day
    Labor Day in the United States is a holiday celebrated on the first Monday in September. It is a celebration of the American labor movement and is dedicated to the ...
    04/17/2014 - 4:09 pm | View Website
  • Ilinois Labor History Society
    All Members Invited to Attend The Illinois Labor History Society Annual Meeting Thursday, May 1, 2014 - 5:30 PM (following the May Day activities)
    04/17/2014 - 11:16 am | View Website
  • Labour Day
    Labour Day (Labor Day in the United States) is an annual holiday to celebrate the achievements of workers. Labour Day has its origins in the labour union movement ...
    04/17/2014 - 10:40 am | View Website
  • U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
    The Bureau of Labor Statistics is the principal fact-finding agency for the Federal Government in the broad field of labor economics and statistics.
    04/17/2014 - 9:43 am | View Website
  • Labor Ready
    Labor Ready is the leading provider of temporary employees to jobs in construction, manufacturing, warehousing, retail, events and hospitality, waste and recycling ...
    04/17/2014 - 9:29 am | View Website
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